Culture

Leave Our Gigs Alone

Jools and I went to see Ian and The Lamington Drive Orchestra (and yes this is the infamous MFI Ian for those of you who came in late). Needless to say I  had my bag of toys with us and for once all our tech worked. This is one of Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Open Source

Password Exporter

Oh Dear… More Firefox zealotry. Following up on I sent you WHAT!!, today lets look at the reverse, How do you move your passwords, to a different PC. The answer (assuming you are using Firefox… and of course you all are) is a Firefox extension called Password Exporter. This nifty Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Culture

The Final Frontier

Newsflash: We’re going to die. Now if even Arthur Dent can figure it out in the first Hitchhikers book, why is “snuffing it” such a taboo subject? I dont know about the rest of you, but have you ever noticed that whenever the conversation even approximates heading towards the topic Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Technology

TEDTalks

Every year in the States there is a four day conference held in the States called TED ( technology – entertainment – design). It’s Go to this link and it will explain the rationale behind TED far far better than I can. But the really cool thing is that they Read more…

By Thatch, ago
Culture

Websites that changed the world

The Observer has a list of Websites that changed the world, I must admit that I am not really surprised to find Thatchspace there but some of the choices seem odd. A lot of the usual suspects were there, Yahoo, Google, ebay, Amazon, slashdot and at number 11 was salon.com, Read more…

By Thatch, ago